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Periodic Table Project app screenshot

The Periodic Table Project has been a great succeswith the free tablet apps having almost 50,000 users. The Periodic Table Project App is available for Apple, Blackberry and Android devices.

Chem 13 News magazine ran a contest to design tiles for the four newly named elements, nihonium (Nh), moscovium (Mc), tennessine (Ts) and oganesson (Og). Over 200 submissions were received.  See the new elements contest winners.  

University of Waterloo Neodymium-60 Anniversary Project

Neodymium-60 elemental tile with University of Waterloo logos and datesWe are inviting everyone with a connection to the University of Waterloo to design a square tile that showcases the University of Waterloo and includes the symbol Nd-60 for the university’s neodymium (atomic number 60) anniversary. We will create a mosaic of science and art for a public display on campus. The deadline has been extended to September 30, 2017. See the Neodymium-60 Anniversary Project webpage for more details.

  1. June 28, 2017Welcoming microbiologists from across CanadaThe poster session at the 2017 Canadian Society of Microbiologists

    Last week, the University of Waterloo hosted the 67th annual Canadian Society of Microbiologists (CSM) conference.

  2. Apr. 5, 2017Chemist Juewen Liu is developing a new test to detect pathogens and contaminants in waterLiu in his lab testing for water contaminants.

    Juewen Liu will receive more than $100,000 over three years from the Ontario Ministry of Environment and Climate Change for research initiatives that test pathogens and chemical contaminants in water.

  3. Mar. 27, 2017Prof. Tadeusz Gorecki receives the 2017 GCxGC Lifetime Achievement AwardTadeusz Górecki

    Prof. Tadeusz Górecki has been named the winner of the 2017 GCxGC Lifetime Achievement Award.

    Initiated in 2011, this annual award is given to an experienced scientist who has made significant contributions in promoting GCxGC instrumentation, method development, and applications. 

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  1. Sep. 27, 2017Science Graduate Open Housegrad open house poster

    Interested in pursuring a Master's or PhD after graduation? Want to learn more about what graduate studies is really like? 

    Attend the Faculty of Science Graduate Open House! Come chat with professors and current grad students to find out more about our programs, the benefits of furthering your studies, and unique research opportunities. 

    Schedule to be confirmed. 

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